Specializing in Myofascial Massage Therapy and CranioSacral Therapy
Cynthia Ruse, LMT, MCLC, MFA, is a licensed massage therapist for over 20 years and has practiced in diverse settings from renowned NYC spas to specialized offices like HAVEN. First studying at the Swedish Institute, Cynthia has followed a path of continuing education in a wide range of modalities to support her bodywork practice that includes Pre/Post Natal Massage, CranioSacral Therapy, Reiki and Life Coaching. In recent years, she has been particularly is inspired by her training with Ken Koles via Upledger Institute around acupuncture meridian unwinding. Through her own instincts, her years in practice and these advanced studies, Cynthia’s treatments are grounded in a firm belief of the mind/body connection and the philosophy that the healing process is achieved most fully when working with permission and at the appropriate pacing for her clients.
In the treatment room, Cynthia works with clients to achieve relief from holding patterns and postures with the understanding that within the structure, we also store our experiences, energies and emotions. In her massage sessions, Cynthia incorporates techniques such as myofascial release, acupressure and when appropriate, focused energy work to assist the body in returning to balance. In CranioSacral Therapy sessions, she helps to calm the nervous system with gentle support, including techniques such as chakra release and acupuncture meridian unwinding. Cynthia is especially interested in working with clients seeking to make a transformation in their lives, including but not limited to concerns such as stress/anxiety, pre/during/post pregnancy, those in recovery from addiction(s), seeking a new purpose in life, and other life changing events. Cynthia also feels strongly about offering support to those with different socio-economic restrictions, and participates in our financial hardship program. Outside of the treatment room, Cynthia is a working artist and mother.